DAILY SPOTLIGHT

People

07-21-1899 – 04-27-1932 Hart Crane – Born in Garrettsville, Ohio. He was an American poet. Hailed by playwrights, poets, and literary critics (including Robert Lowell, Derek Walcott, Tennessee Williams, and…

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Jul 21
2019
Jul 21
2019

Events

07-21-2014 President Barack Obama signs an executive order banning workplace discrimination against millions of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender employees of federal contractors and the federal government.

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People

07-20-1950 Roberta Achtenberg – Place of birth unknown. She graduated from Morningside High School in Inglewood, California. She is an American politician and the first openly lesbian/gay public official in…

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Jul 20
2019
Jul 20
2019

Events

07-20-2005 Canada legalizes same-sex marriage.

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People

07-19-1875 – 09-18-1935 Alice Dunbar Nelson – Born in New Orleans, Louisiana, she was the daughter of a former slave and a white seaman. At the age of 15, she…

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Jul 19
2019
Jul 18
2019

People

07-18-1940 – Lillian Faderman – Born in The Bronx, New York. She is a writer and educator whose books on lesbian relationships and romantic friendships in history have earned critical…

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People

07-17-1898 – 12-09-1991 Berenice Abbott – Born in Springfield, Ohio. She was an American photographer best known for her black and white photography of New York City architecture and urban…

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Jul 17
2019
Jul 17
2019

Events

07-17-2013 Queen of England gives gay marriage the royal stamp of approval. Marriages to begin in England and Wales in the summer of 2014. 07-17-2014 Circuit Judge Luis M. Garcia,…

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People

07-16-1907 – 01-20-1990 Barbara Stanwyck – Born in Brooklyn, New York. She was an American actress that had a 60-year career in both film and television. She made 85 films in…

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Jul 16
2019
Jul 16
2019

Events

07-16-2013 England‘s gay marriage law to become legal after lower house of the British parliament approved the final changes. Law backed by Prime Minister David Cameron. It only needs to…

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